Microsoft has just unveiled its February 2022 lineup of Games with Gold, a subscription-based service for Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One users in which digital downloads of games are offered at no extra charge to subscribers.
Next month, Xbox Live Gold members will be able to join in an epic adventure in Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse, and speed run to a tight soundtrack in Aerial_Knight’s Never Yield.
Thanks to backward compatibility, Xbox users will also be able use their wits and the water to fight their enemies in Hydrophobia, and test their strategic skills in Band of Bugs.
Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse ($24.99 ERP): Available February 1 to 28
Play as American George Stobbart and sassy French journalist Nico Collard, on the trail of a stolen painting and a murderous conspiracy. A conspiracy with roots older than the written word, leading to the start of another epic Broken Sword adventure.
Aerial_Knight’s Never Yield ($11.99 ERP): Available February 16 to March 15
Take on the role of Wally, a mysterious character always in motion as you run, jump, slide, or dash to the soundtrack of Danime-sama. With the average runtime of an action movie, this is a game built for both speed runners and casual gamers alike.
Hydrophobia ($8.99 ERP): Available February 1 to 15
Use the engineering skills of the heroine, Kate, to fight back against terrorists who have taken control of her floating city. Featuring fast-paced action and breathtaking visuals, unleash the power of the water itself to wipe out your enemy, in this third-person survival adventure game.
Band of Bugs ($9.99 ERP): Available February 16 to 28
Play as your Avatar and fight against, spider, bugs, and even your friends in Spider Hunter Mode. Band of Bugs is a fast playing, accessible game for fans of the tactics-strategy genre, that puts you into the game.